Best of AofA: CDC Infectious Disease Policy and The End of an Era
We ran this post in June, 2009. As autism numbers and chronic health issues grow with CDC at the helm of American healthcare - we thought we'd share the post with you as an encore.
K Paul Stoller, MD, FACHM
On May 31, 2009, the last surviving passenger of the RMS Titanic, Millvina Dean, passed away in her sleep at the age of 97. She was only a nine week-old infant when her family boarded 3rd class to steam to a new life in the USA (when her father lost his life on that fateful night her mother and her older sister returned to England.)
She, like the rest of the ships passengers, never knew that the steel that was used to construct the ship’s hull had contaminants in it that made it especially brittle at low temperatures and it would never have passed quality control today and couldn’t take the stress of the collision that awaited her on April 15th 1912. Millvina never knew that there were design flaws in the ship itself . She never knew that when warnings of ice bergs ahead was conveyed to the Capt that the response was to be full speed ahead, nor that the ship had an inadequate number of life boats should something go wrong.
The marvel and tragedy that was the RMS Titanic was a short-lived monument to ego.
The analogy to the ship of fools we call the Infectious Disease Division of the CDC is striking. The CDC was created to fight the scourge of Malaria – that fact alone should tell us something given that malaria is alive and well. To fight most infectious diseases, the CDC has adopted a medical practice, vaccine, that has its roots in the 19th century – the science was not well understood then and on a certain level that fact hasn’t changed.
The largest and most infamous vaccine was polio – this vaccine was foisted on the public by scientists who were warned that an environmental factor was causal in the epidemic experienced in the first half of the 20th century, but all the blame was put on a virus alone which may have been nothing more than an opportunistic player. Even today the fact that pesticides, specifically organochlorine pesticides, may have caused the vast majority of the paralysis called polio is not something widely known. That lesson was lost along with the true price we are paying for the ever-increasing use of pesticides.
The polio vaccine, both the original IPV and then the oral OPV were contaminated with the SV40 virus, which is now recognized as a carcinogenic agent and this virus is now found in many types of human cancers. This disastrous mistake that infected millions may continue to affect many despite claims it has been cleared from OPV. The true impact of the SV40 virus on humanity was never honestly dealt with nor has responsibility been taken.
The late Maurice Hillerman, who had been the head virologist at Merck, is video recorded addressing the issue of another infamous virus that was distributed in vaccine we now call HIV. Don’t expect to see the true history of HIV presented to the public anytime in our lifetime. Today, all egg-based vaccine, such as the MMR and flu vaccine, are contaminated with Avian Leukosis virus and reverse transcriptase – so a virus known to cause cancer in another species along with an enzyme that can write viral DNA into our own DNA is being injected into millions, but since 200 recipients failed to show any seroreactivity it was deemed not be a problem.
Small short term studies, often conducted by those with conflicts of interest, show smooth sailing ahead - no long term follow-up… no reason to change vaccine policy course.
Then there are those warnings of the icebergs ahead. The CDC, in its illegally held secret meeting in June of 2000 with all the major vaccine manufactures, revealed and discussed the results of their evaluation of the impact of mercury in the Thimerosal preservative used in vaccine and how it increased neurobehavioral disorders 11 fold. Too bad the Captain of the Titanic didn’t have the option that the CDC took next. They had the epidemiologist dilute his data 5 fold until all statistical significance was lost, then the made sure the data itself was lost, and then they had it published in the most prestigious American pediatric journal three years later. The journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics was never told that the epidemiologist had actually been working not for the CDC but for Pharma giant GSK from the very day his data was presented at the secret Simpsonwood meeting in 2000. Full speed ahead!
Should epidemiologic data show a clear correlation between a vaccine and ASD, such as the data published in the Honda/Rutter paper you have psychiatrists with overt conflict of interests to Pharma say, "No effect of MMR withdrawal on the incidence of autism: a total population study." (Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry ), yet the data actually shows just the converse was true.
The CDC did run into icebergs as all the children diagnosed with autism attest … now about 1 in 60. But by calling what they have autism instead of what it really is, an environmentally triggered neuroimmune encephalopathy, they can avoid (for now) dealing responsibly with the damage their policies have caused.
Then there are all those lifeboats… you would think that at least there might be some safety net for all the children who would not be able to tolerate these dirty vaccines, but that would mean taking responsibility and the FDA and the CDC will never admit they have any responsibility for what has taken place. Instead, we have fear mongering and obfuscation, such has the fear mongering that took place surrounding the H1N1 Swine flu virus epidemic. The appearance of H1N1 followed just months after the revelation that Baxter shipped flu vaccine contaminated with H5N1 Bird flu to some European countries… now how did that happen?
Release of a mixture of live H5N1 and H3N2 viruses could have resulted in dire consequences. While H5N1 doesn't easily infect people, H3N2 viruses do. If someone exposed to a mixture of the two had been simultaneously infected with both strains, he or she could have served as an incubator for a hybrid virus able to transmit easily to and among people. The procedures they were required to follow make it impossible to mix the current bird flu, H5N1, with regular flu viruses to be used for the production of vaccinations. It was an attempt to create a mutant virus in humans. All it would take would be for a single human-to-human contact, highly contagious, to create pandemic fears.
That would be like the Captain of the Titanic knowing the ship was going to run into icebergs and purposefully sailed into an ice field at full speed in the hopes of causing a disaster. I do not believe this is what took place with the Titanic, but we need to look very closely at what is taking place with the unholy alliance between Pharma, the CDC, and the FDA. Public health policy has gone rogue and our only defense is to educate as many people as possible.
With the passing of Millvina Dean an era comes to an end, but there are other titanic disasters that still need to be averted.
1) In the early 1900s, manufacturers in the United Kingdom commonly produced steel in open-hearth, acid-lined furnaces. This process yields "semikilled" steel, which has relatively high concentrations of phosphorus, oxygen, and sulfur, and a low concentration of nitrogen and silicon.
2) The guides for the watertight doors were mounted directly on the bulkhead, instead of being mounted on a separate baseplate, meant that the guides could be warped if the bulkhead suffered any deformation, thereby increasing the risk of a door jamming open while being lowered. The other design characteristic was the watertight Fireman's Passage that was allowed to penetrate two watertight bulkheads. Any compromise of that tunnel could allow water to enter the watertight compartments aft of Bulkhead "D."
"It was even known by 1945 that DDT is stored in the body fat of mammals and appears in the milk. With this foreknowledge the series of catastrophic events that followed the most intensive campaign of mass poisoning in known human history, should not have surprised the experts. Yet, far from admitting a causal relationship [for polio and other diseases] so obvious that in any other field of biology it would be instantly accepted, virtually the entire apparatus of communication, lay and scientific alike, has been devoted to denying, concealing, suppressing, distorting and attempts to convert into its opposite, the overwhelming evidence. Libel, slander and economic boycott have not been overlooked in this campaign." Morton S. Biskind, M.D., "Public Health Aspects Of The New Insecticides"
American Journal of Digestive Diseases, Vol 20, p330 (1953)
Japanese Autism Article
K Paul Stoller, MD, FACHM is President of the Int'l Hyperbaric Medical Assoc. and medical director at several HBOT clinics.
The Honda/Rutter paper is an odd piece of business ( http://14studies.org/pdf/MMR_5.pdf ). There's a mountain peak of ASD at b.y. 1990 which the authors must find difficult to explain because they just deny that it exists. They say, "When 1996 is used as the standard, ASD incidence is significantly low in each birth year until 1992...." What?? 1990 towers over 1992. And the ward under study was redistricted in 1994 so why would 1996 be the "standard" anyway?
It's like a murder victim's friend claiming he was out of town when his cell phone records put him at the scene. The lie shows consciousness of guilt. But guilt about what? For some reason Honda et al. don't want you to ask what's buried in that 1990 mound in their backyard.
Posted by: Carol | April 15, 2012 at 06:13 PM
CDC formed to combat malaria!
If you look at the fall out from LARIAM you will see that like AUTISM the CDC failed at this too.
Like MERCURY in vaccines for so long, the chemical substance in LARIAM is know known to be NEUROTOXIC too.
How many Alzheimer, Parkinsons or even autism people have LARIUM to blame for adding to or causing their disordered brains?
Rather like the billions or trillions washing around Big p'HARMA, and all the pay offs, lobbying et al; it seems FRONT organisations were used to skate round legislation to prevent SLEEZE activities.
GSK are right in this up to their LARIAM necks.
Posted by: John Fryer | April 15, 2012 at 03:52 PM
There may be a new analogy to be added to the list since this article was written. In 2010, a Titanic descendent whose grandfather survived the ship's sinking revealed a long-held family secret that the steersman got mixed up and turned the ship the wrong way. This may have occurred because in 1912, ships were transitioning from using the tiller system (push left to turn right) to a new system where you turn right to go right.
"Patten says her grandfather lied to investigators because he didn't want to damage the name of his dead colleagues. And she says the family kept his secret for so long, because they didn't want to tarnish the legacy of Lightoller, who went on to become a British war hero in World War II."
The cover-up of human error to protect reputations is analogous to the modern vaccine program. Among the many human errors made by public health authorities: not calculating the total mcgs of methylmercury received by infants when the number of vaccines skyrocketed in the late 80's, through the 90's and the early 2000's; not anticipating that a triple live virus vaccine (MMR) is not equal to receiving three separate shots given at different times; not determining if a subset of infants may be susceptible to vaccine harm; creating a one-size-fits-all vaccine program even though no drug is known to be safely tolerated by all people; not doing safety studies on administration of multiple vaccines simultaneously. (That list looks more like human recklessness than human error. )
Now we have the massive cover-up of damage to a generation of children - cover-up that continues so that reputations can be saved even at the expense of children's health. But we don't have 98 years to wait for someone to step forward to tell us about past lies. Thanks to FOIA, we already know about some of the past lies that were revealed at Simpsonwood. Non-pharma-funded vaccine studies expose many more of those lies.
The trust in those responsible for the damage to our children is eroding. The Paul Offits of the vaccine industry won't be met with applause for much longer.
Posted by: (pregnant) women and children first - for flu shots with mercury | April 14, 2012 at 02:13 PM
My mother taught me the word "synergy", her dad was a scientist, she was not, yet in the 80's when chemlawn sloshed through our neighborhood delivering poison to all living things, she noticed the rise in one particular illness, "coxackie-hand-foot and mouth" . I recall her saying, "the synergy between those chemicals and natural pathogens is a soup for disease". I guess time is showing her right! And don't believe ddt is gone, or that chlordane was banned therefore doesn't exist..as a contaminant in concentrations as high as 15% they do exist in many licensed pesticides. No law in place to label contaminants. Maybe this applies to vaccines as well, "no laws in place to label contaminants"?
Posted by: barbaraj | April 14, 2012 at 10:57 AM